At the age of 60 my dad, George, was diagnosed with Alzheimers. Now 13 years on, he is still with us but not the man we once knew.
An amazing man, healthy, intelligent and always up for a chat when dad was diagnosed with Alzheimers we had no idea how much this would impact us as a family and how much our lives would change.
As my dad changes it becomes hard to recognise him, but we remember the person he was and his memory lives on with us.
We are taking part in memory walk, not only to remember George and millions others like him, but to come together, those that live with dementia and those that been affected in one way or another, to support each other and continue the work that The Alzheimer's Society do.
The Alzheimer’s Society is transforming the landscape of dementia forever. Until the day we find a cure, we will create a society where those affected by dementia are supported and accepted, able to live in their community without fear or prejudice.